|The Gods of Mars; Speex encoded - Edgar Rice Burroughs|
The Gods of Mars is a 1918 Edgar Rice Burroughs science fiction novel, the second of his famous Barsoom series. It can be said that the novel set the tone for much science fiction to come. Its influence can clearly be seen in franchises such as Star Trek and Farscape. While Burroughs no doubt borrowed liberally from the pulp fiction of his day, particularly westerns and swashbuckling tales, the pacing and themes set the tone for the soft science fiction genre...
Downloads: 187 (1 review)
|"Morale" - Murray Leinster|
While America fights a war on one coast, a new front is about to open -- the homefront -- as the enemy attacks civilian towns with a giant war-machine like no other. But the enemy war-machine is a target, too, and there are more ways to win than with guns.... This story stands alone, but is set ten years after the events of the story "Tanks".
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Science Fiction; Short Stories
Downloads: 1,087 (1 review)
|The Screaming Skull (1958)|
A newlywed couple arrives at the home of the husband's late wife, where the gardens have been maintained by a gardener faithful to the dead woman's memory. Soon eerie events lead the new wife to think she is going out of her mind
Downloads: 2,129 (1 review)
|Power Dive - William H. Pine|
After a crash a test pilot and his designer brother create a new experimental airplane.
Keywords: Aviation; Drama
Downloads: 1,386 (1 review)
|White Pongo (1945)|
Hunters and scientists venture into the jungle to track down a savage albino gorilla, which they believe could be the missing link between man and ape
Downloads: 303 (1 review)
|Round-Up Time in Texas - Nat Levine|
Gene Autry and Frog (Smiley Burnette) head for South Africa where Gene's brother Tex (Ken Cooper) has found diamonds. Arriving they find Tex missing. Heading into the jungle, they are captured by a local tribe. Frog's magic gets Gene's release and Gene finds Tex. But Tex is a prisoner and Gene quickly finds himself a prisoner also.
Keywords: Western; Gene Autry
Downloads: 2,439 (1 review)
|Little Lord Fauntleroy - David O. Selznick|
In late nineteenth century Brooklyn, Ceddie Errol, the young son of an American woman and a late Englishman finds himself the sole male heir of his paternal grandfather, the Earl of Darincourt. The Earl, who has a pronounced distate for all things American and had previously refused to have anything to do wth Ceddie or his mother, invites them to relocate to England so Ceddie be groomed to take over the family title and fortune...
Keywords: Drama; Freddie Bartholomew; Dolores Costello; C. Aubrey Smith; Henry Stephenson; Mickey Rooney; Frances Rodgson Burnett
Downloads: 4,063 (1 review)
|Spirit of Youth - Lew Golder|
Based (loosely) on the life of Joe Louis. Except that Louis never lost a professional fight (until after this movie was made, at least). Head of the Production Code office Joseph Breen warned that the film might not get played in the South because it depicted a black man (Joe Louis) defeating several white men in boxing matches.
Keywords: race film; independent; boxing; melodrama; Joe Louis
Downloads: 2,048 (1 review)
|Yiddish Tales (יידיש מעשה) - Various|
LibriVox recording of Yiddish Tales, by various authors. Read by Adrian Praetzellis. A collection of 48 wonderful English language stories from Sholem Alechem, I. L. Perez, Shalom Asch, and others. Tales of humour and drama, tragedy and pathos set mostly in the Jewish communities of 19th-century eastern Europe, Russia, and the Ukraine. Translated from Yiddish by Helena Frank. (Summary by Adrian Praetzellis) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, C...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; short stories; Jewish authors; Reuben Asher Braudes; Jehalel; Isaac Lob Perez; Mordecai Spektor; Sholem Alechem; Eliezer David Rosenthal; Isaiah Lerner; Judah Steinberg; David Frischmann; Micha Joseph Berdyczewski; Isaiah Berschadski; Tashrak; David Pinski; S. Libin; Abraham Raisin; H. D. Naumberg; Meyer Blinkin; Lob Schapiro; Shalom Asch; Issac Dob Berkowitz
Downloads: 8,268 (1 review)
|Man from Headquarters - Produced by Monogram Pictures, Directed by Jean Yarbrough|
A Monogram re-make of the 1935 Monogram movie, The Mystery Man (http://archive.org/details/Mystery_Man_1935) with different actors. A brash newspaper man is framed for murder but manages to expose the real killer and find his dream girl.
Keywords: Frank Albertson; Joan Woodbury; Dick Elliott; Byron Foulger; murder mystery
Downloads: 2,989 (1 review)
Set in the backwoods of Canada.
Keywords: Jack La Rue; Austin Willis; Rochelle Hudson; Canada
Downloads: 2,855 (1 review)
|Our Journey to Sinai - Agnes von Blomberg Bensly|
LibriVox recording of Our Journey to Sinai, by Agnes von Blomberg Bensly. Read by Sue Anderson. Fortress-walled Saint Catherine's monastery on the Sinai peninsula has been a pilgrimage site since its founding by the Byzantine Emperor Justinian in the 6th century. According to tradition, the monastery sits at the base of the mountain where Moses received the Tablets of the Law. Set in rugged country, accessible in times past only by a many days journey by camel across barren desert, the monastery...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; travel; Bible; Sinai; Syriac Gospels
Downloads: 2,890 (1 review)
|Liane, das Mädchen aus dem Urwald(Liane Jungle Goddess) - Helmuth Volmer|
From IMDB: Researchers in the African jungle find a young white woman living with a tribe, that adores her as goddess. They carry her off and proudly report to the press. It turns out that she may be Liane, the long lost daughter of the rich shipowner Amelongen. So Toren starts civilizing her and takes her to Germany, where she - now in love with Toren - has to defend herself against accusations of legacy-hunting...
Keywords: Action; Adventure; Jungle
Downloads: 24,355 (1 review)
|Murder at Dawn - John R. Freuler|
Mad scientist works on a death ray in his mountain hideaway.
Keywords: Crime; Drama; Horror
Downloads: 3,227 (1 review)
|The White Gorilla (1945)|
A group of white men are menaced by a mysterious white ape in this jungle thriller.
Keywords: adventure; jungle; gorilla; feature films
Downloads: 3,874 (1 review)
|Girls in Chains|
Another poverty-row film.
Keywords: Arline Judge; Roger Clark
Downloads: 2,258 (1 review)
|The Awful German Language - Mark Twain|
LibriVox recording of The Awful German Language, by Mark Twain. Read by Kirsten Wever. This long essay is a work of mock philology, one of several appendices to Twain’s travel novel, A Tramp Abroad. In it, Twain explains, complains about, and shows how one might improve upon various aspects of the (awful) German language. His examples of precisely how the German language is awful include the famed “separable verb” – which allows one to put the first part of a given verb at the beginning ...
Keywords: Humor; languages; travel; essay; Samuel Clemens; Librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 8,191 (1 review)
|A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens|
LibriVox recording of A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens. Read by Bob Neufeld. A Christmas Carol is a novella by English author Charles Dickens first published by Chapman & Hall on 17 December 1843. The story tells of sour and stingy Ebenezer Scrooge's ideological, ethical, and emotional transformation after the supernatural visits of Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; children; fiction; christmas; scrooge
Downloads: 10,893 (1 review)
|Limehouse Blues ( East End Chant ) - Alexander Hall|
It's "Never the twain shall meet" time again, this time in London's Limehouse district. George Raft stars as Harry Young, a half-caste saloonkeeper who shelters beleaguered white girl Toni (Jean Parker) from her tormentors (shades of Broken Blossoms). Harry falls in love with the girl, but mixing of the races was still a Hollywood no-no in 1934, so tragedy results -- except for Toni, who finds happiness in the arms of Eric Benton (Kent Taylor), a man of "her own kind." The highly eclectic cast i...
Keywords: Yellowface Casting; Anna May Wong; George Raft; Jean Parker; Alexander Hall
Downloads: 3,614 (1 review)
|The High Command - Gordon Wellesley|
A general (Lionel Atwill) of the old school, who believes strongly in his own honour and sense of duty, must come to terms with a crime he commited years earlier, during the Irish Rebellion in 1921.
Downloads: 2,377 (1 review)
|Honor of the Press|
Yet another newspaper yarn.
Keywords: Edward J. Nugent
Downloads: 1,725 (1 review)
|Sexton Blake and the Hooded Terror - George King|
Sexton Blake and Tinker foil criminal plot connected with the Tongs, and master-minded by "famous stamp collector" and millionaire.
Keywords: Detective; Sexton Blake; Mystery
Downloads: 3,756 (1 review)
|Hair-Trigger Casey - William Berke|
U.S. Army Captain Casey (Jack Perrin) hears from the Border Patrol that trouble is brewing on his ranch and takes a ten-day leave to investigate the situation. It seems evil-doers are smuggling young Chinese men across the border and must be stopped.
Downloads: 2,208 (1 review)
|The Amazing Adventure - Alfred Zeisler|
A bored millionaire wagers his doctor that he can support himself at a working class job for year without touching his inheritance.
Keywords: Drama; Cary Grant; Movie Powder; avi
Downloads: 3,785 (1 review)
|Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island: Chapter 2 - Flaming Danger - Nat Levine|
Taken from IMDB: Mala is a Polynesian spy in the employ of U.S. Intelligence investigates sabotage on Clipper Island. A gang of spies causes the eruption of a volcano, for which our hero is blamed. He convinces the local Princess Melani of his innocence and helps her ward off a takeover by rival high priest Porotu. SURROUNDED BY DEVIL-SHARKS...HEMMED IN BY A BAND OF KILLERS ON AN ISLAND OF FEAR...WHO DARES DEFY THE GODS OF THE JUNGLE TO WIPE OUT THE NEW RADIO MENACE! (original ad - all caps) 14 ...
Keywords: Serial; Adventure; Romance
Downloads: 1,896 (1 review)
|With Clive in India - G. A. Henty|
LibriVox recording of With Clive in India, by G. A. Henty. Read by Gary Olman. With Clive in India gives a vivid picture of the wonderful events of the ten years, which at their commencement saw Madras in the hands of the French--Calcutta at the mercy of the Nabob of Bengal--and English influence apparently at the point of extinction in India--and which ended in the final triumph of the English, both in Bengal and Madras...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; historical fiction; history
Downloads: 1,769 (1 review)
|Things Happen at Night - St. John Legh Clowes|
A young girl finds herself possessed by the spirit of a mischievous demon.
Keywords: Comedy; Horror
Downloads: 2,570 (1 review)
|The Story of the Atlantic Telegraph - Henry M. Field|
LibriVox recording of The Story of the Atlantic Telegraph, by Henry M. Field. Read by Alex C. Telander. Cyrus W. Field had a dream: to link the Old World of Britain and Europe to that of the New World of North America by a telegraph cable stretching across the great Atlantic Ocean. It took him thirteen years, a lot of money, and many men and ships and cable to make it happen. He wanted to bring the world together and make it a smaller place; to forge alliances and achieve peace...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; non-fiction; history; science; technology; deep sea cable
Downloads: 2,013 (1 review)
|The Time Traders (version 2) - Andre Norton|
LibriVox recording of The Time Traders, by Andre Norton. Read by Mark Nelson If it is possible to conquer space, then perhaps it is also possible to conquer time. At least that was the theory American scientists were exploring in an effort to explain the new sources of knowledge the Russians possessed. Perhaps Russian scientists had discovered how to transport themselves back in time in order to learn long-forgotten secrets of the past...
Keywords: science fiction:SF; norton; audiobook; librivox
Downloads: 7,982 (1 review)
|Hillbilly Blitzkrieg - Edward Gross|
Nazi spies mistake Pvt. Snuffy Smith's (Bud Duncan) moonshine for a new secret rocket fuel and try to steal the "formula."
Keywords: Comedy; Romance; War; Bud Duncan; Edgar Kennedy
Downloads: 4,265 (1 review)
Renfrew, the singing Mountie. Dave O'Brien plays his sidekick.
Keywords: Dave O'Brien; James Newill
Downloads: 3,995 (1 review)
|Hair Trigger Casey (1935) - Jack Perrin|
After having been gone for some time, Jack Perrin comes home to find himself up against a gang involved in smuggling Chinese into the country.
Keywords: Jack Perrin
Downloads: 742 (1 review)
|Sepia Cinderella - Jack Goldberg, Arthur H. Leonard|
In this all-black cast musical romance, Barbara (Sheila Guyse) must compete with a rich woman (Tondaleyo) for the man she loves. The man, singer and band leader Bob Jordan (Billy Daniel), tries to pursue his career, but soon comes to realize that there is more to life than being in high society.
Downloads: 1,705 (1 review)
|Fit for a King - David L. Loew|
Joe E. Brown play Virgil Ambrose Jeremiah Christopher 'Scoop' Jones a budding newspaper man who gets into trouble with assassins and royalty.
Downloads: 11,942 (1 review)
|Kiki - Mary Pickford|
Mary Pickford plays a French chorus girl in New York trying to make good and survive.
Keywords: Musical; Comedy; Mary Pickford
Downloads: 2,147 (1 review)
|The Wizard Of Oz 1925 - Larry Semon|
Larry Semon's 1925 film of The Wizard Of Oz. Features Oliver Hardy.
Keywords: Larry Semon; Oliver Hardy
Downloads: 10,532 (1 review)
See more at IMDb; http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0046051/ Stars: Niall MacGinnis, John Ruddock and Pierre Lefevre In the opening narration, approx 2 minutes, there are several very poor audio edits. Also, the overall background noise level stands out a little more than usual. Both problems are inherent in the source.
Keywords: Martin Luther; Biography; Drama; History
Downloads: 3,661 (1 review)
|Stage Door Canteen|
A romance set in NYC's Stage Door Canteen for WWII service members. Features dozens of cameos: Aline MacMahon, Gypsy Rose Lee, Alan Mowbray, Harry J. Wild, Sol Lesser, William Terry, Lucile Gleason, Elliott Nugent, Bert Lytell, Ethel Waters, Margaret Early, Julie Conway, Helen Menken, Sunset Carson, Judith Anderson, Henry Armetta, Trudy Erwin, Katharine Cornell, Count Basie and His Orchestra, Lina Romay, Count Basie, Dorothea Kent, Frank Borzage, Pat Flaherty, Benny Goodman Orchestra, Yehudi Men...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; American Theatre Wing; World War II: Homefront; 1943; World War, 1939-1945; Swing; Jazz; Big Band
Downloads: 4,904 (1 review)
|The Sawmill - Albert E. Smith|
This got famous for the most expensive short silent comedy that was ever produced. A bumbling sawmill employee (Larry Semon) tries to win the hand of the owner's daughter (Ann Hastings) while staying out of the clutches of the mill's bullying foreman (Oliver Hardy).
Keywords: Silent; Comedy; Short; Larry Semon; Oliver Hardy
Downloads: 1,929 (1 review)
|The Phantom Planet - Four Crown Productions Inc.|
After an invisible asteroid draws an astronaut and his ship to its surface, he is miniaturized by the phantom planet's exotic atmosphere. - IMDB Description
Keywords: Sci-Fi; asteroid; Movie Powder; avi
Downloads: 7,056 (1 review)
|X MARKS THE SPOT ( 1931) Lew Cody - William Thomas Sherman, email@example.com, http://www.mn-hp.com|
X MARKS THE SPOT (1931)Lew Cody, Sally Blane, Wallace Ford, Charles MiddletonDirected by Erle C. KentonTiffany ProductionsWilliam Thomas Sherman, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.mn-hp.com
Keywords: Lew Cody; Sally Blane; Wallace Ford; Charles Middleton
Downloads: 881 (1 review)
|Young and Beautiful|
Behind the scenes in Hollywood.
Keywords: William Haines; Judith Allen; Joseph Cawthorn; John Miljan; Franklin Pangborn
Downloads: 5,760 (1 review)
Regis Toomey in a poverty-row drama.
Keywords: Regis Toomey; Helen Cohan; Pat O'Malley
Downloads: 1,316 (1 review)
|The Big Lift (complete) - William Perlberg|
This is a complete, 120mn long print of the film. The other print already available on the archive and its ipod derivative are 102mn long, with some scenes cut down or cut out altogether. Shot on location, The Big Lift is a reenactment of the Berlin Airlift of 1948. After the Russians decide to blockade West Berlin and no supplies can reach the area via land or water, the US Air Force and other allies steps in to bring food and fuel to the inhabitants via air in spite of dangerous flying conditi...
Keywords: cold war; Berlin; Montgomery Clift; Paul Douglas; Cornell Borchers; C-54; Operation Vittles
Downloads: 4,676 (1 review)
|The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle - Hugh Lofting|
LibriVox recording of The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting. Read in English by Karen Savage Doctor Dolittle and his friends travel to South America to meet the greatest naturalist in the New World. A note to listeners: This book was written in a different time, and as such, contains language and sentiments that are offensive to modern sensibilities. - Summary by Karen Savage For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other forma...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; animals; dolittle
Downloads: 1,280 (1 review)
|Exiled to Shanghai|
Wallace Ford and Dean Jagger in a story involving newsreels and early television. Don't bother downloading the h.264 file. The Cinepack file from which it is derived is smaller.
Keywords: Wallace Ford; Dean Jagger
Downloads: 2,169 (1 review)
|Vanished Arizona: Recollections of the Army Life of a New England Woman - Martha Summerhayes|
LibriVox recording of VANISHED ARIZONA: RECOLLECTIONS OF THE ARMY LIFE OF A NEW ENGLAND WOMAN, by MARTHA SUMMERHAYES. "This is the lively autobiography of Martha Summerhayes, the wife of an officer in the American Army. Here, she tells many stories about life and conditions in different camps and forts in which she lived with her expanding family, people along the way, and Journeys." (Summary by Stav Nisser) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; memoirs; autobiography; americana; arizona; military; western
Downloads: 3,394 (1 review)
|The Conjure Woman - Charles Waddell Chesnutt|
LibriVox recording of The Conjure Woman, by Charles Waddell Chesnutt. Read by James K. White. Published in 1899 by Houghton Mifflin, Chesnutt's first book, The Conjure Woman, was a collection of seven short stories, all set in "Patesville" (Fayetteville), North Carolina. While drawing from local color traditions and relying on dialect, Chesnutt's tales of conjuring, a form of magic rooted in African hoodoo, refused to romanticize slave life or the "Old South." Though necessarily informed by Joel...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; historical fiction; short stories
Downloads: 4,210 (1 review)
|The Vampire Bat (1933)|
When the villagers of Klineschloss start dying of blood loss, the town fathers suspect a resurgence of vampirism. While police inspector Karl remains skeptical, scientist Dr. von Niemann cares for the vampire's victims one by one, and suspicion falls on simple-minded Herman Gleib because of his fondness for bats. A blood-thirsty mob hounds Gleib to his death, but the vampire attacks don't stop. The Phantasmagoria Theaters 31 DAYS OF HORRORS! second life http://snipurl.com/31daysofhorrors Podcast...
Downloads: 662 (2 reviews)
|Dead Men Walk (1943)|
The twin of a kindly small-town physician returns from the grave for vengeance against his brother, who secretly killed him because the twin served Satan.
Downloads: 1,889 (2 reviews)